New Zealand GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall Summary

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About GFS

Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Canberra scientist tells of fear as giant hailstones rained down on CSIRO glasshouse

06:09 EDT

As an unprecedented hailstorm bore down on dozens of greenhouses containing national research projects on Monday, researchers working inside the vulnerable buildings were faced with a split-second decision.

What has made the hail so bad over the past few days?

22:12 EDT

From extreme heat to severe storms, Australia has been through the weather wringer in recent weeks.

Canberra's hailstorm followed a horror bushfire season, but it's unlikely they're related

20:27 EDT

Yesterday Canberra was thrashed by a hailstorm that lasted little more than 10 minutes.